Interest Rates

Fed Holds Rates SteadyThe Federal Reserve has decided to keep the rates at record lows.
Economists Say Fed Will Raise Rates In 2015The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday.
Analysts Fear DFW Housing Market Too HotExperts worry the lack of inventory in North Texas could lead to big trouble.
Lawmakers Try To Save Student Loan DealA handful of senators struggled Thursday to hold together a bipartisan deal to keep student loan rates from doubling on July 1 while their colleagues traded political barbs with little more than a week to go before the deadline.
Is College Still Financially Worthwhile?Student loan interest rates could soon skyrocket, and many graduates are already winding up delinquent on their loans. So, is a college degree still worth the money?
Financial Expert Talks Apple, Interest Rates, Gas PricesFinancial expert Jim Lacamp offers his insight on an upcoming Apple announcement, higher interest rates and rising gas prices.
Another Payday Lending Reform Bill Waits For Governor PerryA payday lending reform bill, dealing with limited state regulation of the industry for the first time, is already sitting on Governor Perry’s desk. Now, a second bill, calling for full disclosure of all of the loan terms, is headed his way.
State Senate Approves New Payday Loan RulesLegislation requiring payday loan providers to post interest rates, fees and terms of service took another step forward in the Texas Legislature.
Simple Steps To Avoid New Banking FeesOnly 65 percent of banks still offered free checking accounts last year. In fact, the cost of managing your money is going up across the board. Get some tips on how can you protect your money.